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Stock market news April 4, 2022

Stock market today

How did the US stock market close today? All major US stock indexes closed higher, and Nasdaq outperformed.

S&P 500: 4,582.64,+36.78(+0.81%)
Dow 30: 34,921.88,+103.61(+0.30%)
Nasdaq: 14,532.55,+271.05(+1.90%)
Russell 2000: 2,091.76,+0.65(+0.03%)

Stock market news today

“U.S. stocks gained on Monday as investors monitored the potential for more sanctions against Russia amid ongoing concerns over inflation and global economic growth.

The S&P 500 rose, and the Nasdaq Composite gained more than 1% as technology shares outperformed. Shares of Twitter (TWTR) soared by more than 20% after Tesla (TSLA) CEO Elon Musk disclosed he now owns an about 9.2% stake of the social media company. The Dow Jones Industrial Average joined the S&P 500 and Nasdaq in the green and shook off earlier losses.

Investors globally considered the European Union’s next punitive measures against Russia as the more than month-long war in Ukraine escalated further. The EU responded Monday to apparent war crimes in Ukraine, as Russian forces allegedly now widely killed civilians and attacked civilian infrastructure in major cities, with the bloc saying in a statement it would, “as a matter of urgency, work on further sanctions against Russia.” Some major European officials including Germany’s defense minister said they would support banning Russian natural gas — a move previously excluded from sanctions as Russia supplies about 40% of Europe’s gas energy.

U.S. crude oil prices advanced on Monday to rise for the first time in three sessions. Brent crude oil, the international standard, also gained.”

Stock market data: Yahoo Finance



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